Johannes Jordaan, 1725

Name
Johannes /Jordaan/
Given names
Johannes
Surname
Jordaan
Baptism July 8, 1725 30 22 (aged 0 days)

Citation details: Jordaan, p134, a1b1c1.
Death of a paternal grandmotherIsabeau le Long
1736 (aged 10 years)

Citation details: Jordaan, p134, a1.
MarriageSophia van HeerdenView this family
December 19, 1748 (aged 23 years)

Citation details: Jordaan, p134, a1b1c1.
Citation details: van Heerden, p246, b9.
Historical Event
Census
1754 (aged 28 years)

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Note: A population count in the Cape shows that there were 5,510 Europeans and 6,279 slaves in the Cape Co…

A population count in the Cape shows that there were 5,510 Europeans and 6,279 slaves in the Cape Colony.

Epidemic
Smallpox
May 1, 1755 (aged 29 years)

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Note: Smallpox epidemic breaks out at Cape Colony. A total of 2,372 people die.
Marriage of a childPieter JacobsMachteld JordaanView this family
June 2, 1776 (aged 50 years)

Citation details: Jacobs, p33, Pierre Jacob, b5c1d4.
Citation details: Jordaan, p134, a1b1c1d3.
War
Britain declares war on the Netherlands
December 20, 1780 (aged 55 years)

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Note: French troops arrive at the Cape Colony to guard it against the English.
Historical Event
Colonisation
1780 (aged 54 years)

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Note: The Fish River is made the eastern boundary of the Cape Colony.
Baptism of a granddaughterAnna Louisa Jacobs
December 25, 1783 (aged 58 years)

Citation details: Jacobs, p34, Pierre Jacob, b5c1d4e4.
War
French troops depart the Cape
1784 (aged 58 years)

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Note: Consequence of signing the Treaty of Paris (3 Sep 1783).

Consequence of signing the Treaty of Paris (3 Sep 1783).

War
French Revolution
from 1789 to 1799 (aged 73 years)

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Historical Event
Dutch East India Company goes bankrupt
1795 (aged 69 years)

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Note: The Dutch East India Company is in financial ruins. 29 January – Farmers expelled the officials of t…

The Dutch East India Company is in financial ruins. 29 January – Farmers expelled the officials of the Dutch East India Company and established an independent government at Graaff Reinet. 18 June - Swellendam follows Graaff Reinet and declares a republic under Hermanus Steyn. The Netherlands is invaded by the French under the leadership of Napoléon Bonaparte. A republic is declared by Dutch revolutionaires and the Prince of Orange flees to England. 16 September – British forces under General Sir James Henry Craig seizes the Cape Colony for the Stadtholder Prince William V of Orange. The republics of Graaff Reinet and Swellendam reject the British and the British army is sent in. The start of free trade was announced.

Historical Event
The Cape becomes a British Colony
March 5, 1797 (aged 71 years)

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War
Napoleonic Wars
from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815 (aged 90 years)

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Natural disaster
Drought
1809 (aged 83 years)

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Note: A severe drought occurs in the eastern frontier region.
Town founded
The settlement of Grahamstown is founded
1812 (aged 86 years)

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Town founded
Cradock is founded
August 27, 1818 (aged 93 years)

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Historical Event
British settlers
1820 (aged 94 years)

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Note: 17 March - The first British settlers arrived in Table Bay, Cape Town on the Nautilus and the Chapma…

17 March - The first British settlers arrived in Table Bay, Cape Town on the Nautilus and the Chapman. 1 May - The Albury reaches Cape Town bringing settlers to Albany, South Africa. They arrive in Algoa Bay on 15 May. 2 May - La Belle Alliance reached Cape Town. She brought British settlers to Algoa Bay. 4000 British settlers started arriving in Algoa Bay (Port Elizabeth), they settled in Grahamstown and along the frontier.

Economic Event
British sterling adopted
1825 (aged 99 years)

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Note: Rix dollar (Dutch: Rijsksdaalder) is converted into the British sterling.
Historical Event
Great trek
1835 (aged 109 years)

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Note: Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony.
Town founded
Settlement of Victoria West is established
1844 (aged 118 years)

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Death of a fatherJan Jordaan